Complete guide for 3D visualizations

Complete guide for 3D visualizations

We are witnessing the development of numerous technologies aimed at making architecture, design and construction more time and cost efficient. These cutting-edge solutions are changing the way architects design and opens up new opportunities for them. One of the technologies that is really making a big difference is 3D visualization.

Many of our clients who are already using 3D rendering are not even aware of the full range of possibilities that this technology offers. In our work, we have found that many are unaware of the wide range of 3D options available, the potential quality that a true professional can achieve, or the methods that can positively impact budget while still producing top-notch results.

As a company that has been involved in high- quality 3D visualization and animation for years, we know this very well. After years of working with numerous clients, we have developed a special approach to architectural rendering projects. We are always happy to advise our clients and help them find the best solutions for their needs. In fact, we have often heard the phrase, “I did not even know that was possible!” so we decided to share some of that knowledge with everyone. That’s why we have created this guide to 3D architectural rendering. Here you will find answers to all the important questions about this topic in a concise and clear way.

Make sure your exterior design project takes your clients’ breath away

We guarantee that after reading this guide you will look at visualization projects and advanced marketing activities in a completely different way. You will also learn how to find the perfect 3D artist and how to make the most of working with a 3D visualization studio. Sounds exciting? Then let us dive in and learn all about the magic of 3D visualization!



What Is 3D Architectural Rendering?

In this chapter, you’ll learn the definition of architectural 3D rendering. What’s the difference between 3D rendering and 3D modeling? Find out right now!



Software and Formats

What software is used to create 3D graphics? Why is the choice of file format important in architectural visualization? Learn everything you need to know about 3D visualization software and formats in this chapter!



How Architects Use 3D Visualization?

What are the ways you can use 3D architectural rendering? Well, there are plenty. From creating compelling project presentations to marketing your firm’s services — check out all the possibilities you get with CGI right here!



Myths about 3D Rendering Services

If architectural CGI is so helpful, why hasn’t it become a solid industry standard? Because many seasoned professionals still have their reservations regarding this new technology. But those are nothing more than myths, and we’re ready to debunk each and every one of them. See for yourself!



The Workflow of a CGI Project

Was does the workflow of a 3D rendering project look like for you — the client? How does the communication with your 3D artists happen? What’s your role in this process? Learn that and a lot more in this chapter!



Creation Process

In this chapter, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about the stages of the 3D architectural rendering process. Are you curious? Want to know how the magic happens? Then read on!



Types of 3D Architectural Rendering

The 2 main types of architectural 3D visualization are interior and exterior CGI. Each of those has several subtypes that allow architects to demonstrate every aspect of their concepts in the most flattering way. See the examples right now!



How to Tell the Quality of CGI?

How to spot a top-notch 3D render at the first glance? What are the most common mistakes you can find in architectural CGI? Find out in this chapter!



The Cost of 3D Rendering

What makes up the cost of architectural 3D rendering? And, most importantly, how can you save on it without sacrificing the quality? Get all the answers in this chapter!



The Timeframe of a CGI Project

How long does it take to produce high-quality 3D visualization? How does the project duration depend on the scope of work? Learn the precise timeframes right here!



Choosing a CGI Studio

How does one choose the right provider of 3D architectural rendering services? How to tell real professionals from amateurs? We have all the answers for you in this chapter!



Technical Assignment

How does one start a 3D rendering project? What references does an architect need to submit to get the best results? Find out all the details right now!



Case Studies

Want to see an example of what you can get with professional architectural CGI? Check out our top case studies right here!